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Spelman College and Morehouse College Present the 90th Annual Christmas Carol Concert

December 2 @ 7:30 pm - December 4 @ 8:00 pm

Spelman College and Morehouse College will host the Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert from Friday, December 2 to Sunday, December 4, 2016. The annual collaboration, featuring the Spelman and Morehouse Glee Clubs, is an enduring holiday tradition. This year, the ensembles will celebrate their 90th anniversary. The Atlanta community is invited to join the Glee Clubs as they lift their voices in holiday cheer. The Spelman College Glee Club will debut a new song, “Let it Snow,” composed by senior Britni…

The Nutcracker benefiting Children’s Miracle Network

December 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

"The Nutcracker" a Fundraiser to benefit Children's Miracle Network Featuring the Starr's Mill High School Orchestra! Kyle Kahn Studios presents "The Nutcracker" Dec 3rd at 7:00pm & Dec 4th at 3:30pm at The Willie Duke Auditorium located at Starr's Mill High School 193 Panther Path Fayetteville, GA 30215 : Kyle Kahn Studios is proud to present a time honored holiday tradition this year at the Willie Duke Auditorium Dec 3rd & 4th featuring the Starr's Mill High School Orchestra LIVE under…

Fieldwork Showcase

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Emory Dance partners with CORE Performance Company and The Field in New York to share new work created by Atlanta artists. The ten-week workshop leading up to the showcase provides feedback, support, structure, and community for artists in any medium.

Gala Holiday Concert

December 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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December 4th at 3pm

December 3rd at 8pm at 80 Forsyth St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 December 4th at 3pm at 80 Forsyth St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 Get in the holiday spirit with the Georgia State University School of Music’s 19th-annual Gala Holiday Concert, a university-wide musical celebration. More than 200 student and faculty musicians from the Georgia State University Symphony Orchestra, choruses, Jazz Band and community ensembles will warm your heart as they perform beloved holiday favorites with an international twist. Bring the entire family and…

Mr. Popper’s Penguins

December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 am - January 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Synchronicity Theatre celebrates the holidays with Mr. Popper’s Penguins, a delightful musical for all ages based on the classic 1938 children’s book by Richard and Florence Atwater. Mr. Popper, a humble house painter, gets a cool surprise when Antarctic explorer Admiral Drake ships him a penguin! One penguin expands into a family of penguins, and suddenly the Poppers have a lot of extra mouths to feed on a tight household budget. So, Mr. Popper trains the penguins to perform and takes…

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:00 PM Saturday, December 10, 2016 – 1:00 PM Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Start Dates: Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:00 PM Saturday, December 10, 2016 – 1:00 PM Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 5:00 PM Rialto Center for the Arts, Atlanta Presented by the Moscow Ballet and Cultural Resource Foundation   The biggest Christmas experience of the year! The original, direct from Russia, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! “Knock Out!” Raves the New York Times. Enchant your family with larger than life magical props, a 60 foot growing Christmas tree and spectacular Russian made…

Do You Lyric Lounge: ‘You Gots to Chill’ Edition

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Open Mic Variety Show Hostess: LadyVee DaPoet Feature: Poet / Author SinsEar Sincere Spotlight Vendor: Rose Mincey, Author of 'Let Me Touch You' poetry collection Calling all Poets, Singers, Musicians, Conscious Hip Hop Artists and Lovers of Quality Creative Expression....it's time to DO YOU to the FULLEST! It's our Very Last Show of 2016, and you are Cordially Invited! Doors/open mic sign up: 5:30 pm Show: 6-9 pm $3 for youth (18 and younger) $5 for performers // $7 for…

Atlanta Schola Cantorum presents “SEQUENTIA: The Road from Advent to Christmas”

December 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

On Saturday, December 10, at 8:00 PM, Atlanta Schola Cantorum will present its Fall-Winter seasonal program, “SEQUENTIA: The Road from Advent to Christmas,” under the direction of John Whitt. The concert will be held at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, Atlanta. The program will consist of choral music and readings related to Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany, beginning with prophecies surrounding Jesus’ birth and concluding with his baptism in the River Jordan. Music will feature works of Gregorian chant, motets,…

A Season of Soul

December 11
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Daily until December 12, 2016

Students Without Mothers is an Atlanta based non-profit organization dedicated to helping college bound high school seniors by providing scholarships and other resources. Funds from this Season Of Soul Concert will be used to help fund scholarships for the students we serve. These students are without their mothers due to death or other unfortunate circumstances. For more information on Students Without Mothers or to see a brief video of some of the students we support, please visit our website www.studentswithoutmothers.org

Lift Up Atlanta’s 2016 Christmas Extravaganza

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lift Up Atlanta's 2016 Christmas Extravaganza December 17, 2016 12pm to 6pm Gwinnett County Fairgrounds 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA   Fun Family Oriented Holiday Event There's something for everyone   Christmas concert - Live Entertainment Vendor Shopping Delicious Food Games and Activities Santa for the Kids and much much more   Admission is a donation of YOUR choosing or new toy for a child in need All proceeds to to help Lift Up Atlanta which helps the homeless and…

Celtic Christmas

December 17 @ 8:00 pm - December 18 @ 10:00 pm
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Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 8:00 PM Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 3:00 PM

Start Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 8:00 PM Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 3:00 PM Rialto Center for the Arts, Atlanta Presented by The Celtic CompanyBottom of Form Celtic Christmas - Music, Dance and the Soul of the Season! Celebrate the solstice season with the music and dance of the ages! Fiddlers, dancers, harpers, singers, Highland pipers, and bards from the Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Appalachian traditions have enchanted Atlanta audiences for years in this family friendly event.  …

Midnight at the Masquerade

January 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live, interactive murder mystery dinner shows for public and private audiences in Atlanta, Tucker and surrounding areas throughout Georgia. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this masquerade ball comedic thriller.

Jazz Masters: Ramsey Lewis, Jimmy Cobb, Richard Davis, and Lou Donaldson

January 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Being named a National Endowment for the Arts “Jazz Master” is among the highest honors musicians can receive, so this is not your ordinary “all-star” concert. Uniting pianist Ramsey Lewis (with over 80 albums, seven gold records, and three Grammy Awards under his belt); Miles Davis protégé and phenomenal drummer Jimmy Cobb (who performed on the best-selling jazz recording ever, Kind of Blue); renowned saxophonist Lou Donaldson (an inductee of the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame); and versatile double bassist Richard Davis (named best bassist in the world…

The Nile Project

January 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Conceived by an Egyptian ethnomusicologist and an Ethiopian-American singer, The Nile Project is dedicated to empowering (through music) the diverse—and sometimes conflicted—communities living along the more than 4,000 miles of the Nile River. Consisting of a dozen musicians representing each country bordering the Nile, the musicians speak many languages, use varied rhythms, and play many instruments—from Sudanese harps and Ugandan adungu lyres to Egyptian flutes. But out of this mixture comes melody—just as the Nile Project seeks to turn conflict into harmony. Perchance single tickets…

Malpaso Dance Company

February 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Representing Cuba’s expanding cultural life, Havana-based contemporary Malpaso Dance Company—whose name, jokingly, means “misstep” in Spanish—skillfully blend unfussy ballet, their native Afro-Cuban tradition, and intensely physical modern dance. Following their 2014 U.S. debut in a sold-out run in New York City—which garnered high praise from The New York Times—Malpaso have continued to play a role in the renewed artistic dialogue between America and Cuba. Don’t miss their evocative interpretation of our tiny, complex neighbor to the south! Perchance single tickets online…

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to the Fabulous Fox Theatre

February 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - February 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s breathtaking and beloved dancers return to center stage at the Fox Theatre February 15 – 19, 2017, with premieres, new productions and Revelations for six audience-captivating performances only. Highlights include the premiere of Hope Boykin’s r-Evolutions­, based on the speeches and sermons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and narrated by Tony Award-winning actor Leslie Odom, Jr. with original music by Ali Jackson of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Tickets, starting at $25, are available at…

Sweet Honey in the Rock®

February 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Founded in 1973 and rooted in African-American history and culture, Sweet Honey in the Rock® uses a cappella singing and American Sign Language interpretation to educate, entertain, and empower audiences and communities. In performances from Japan to Scotland and Canada to Kenya, this Grammy Award-nominated female quartet has consistently uplifted audiences with positive, socially conscious music that preserves and enriches the longstanding traditions of African-American vocal music. Perchance single tickets online or in the Rialto Center’s Box Office. Rialto Series…

Balé Folclórico da Bahia

February 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

For nearly three decades, Brazil’s Balé Folclórico da Bahia has electrified stages and delighted critics around the world with its exuberant interpretations of traditional Brazilian folk dance. The dancers, musicians, and singers routinely bring audiences to their feet—and into the aisles!—with high-energy performances combining African dance (passed down by Brazil’s black population since the days of slavery), capoeira (Afro-Brazilian martial arts), samba, and even elements of Brazil’s famed Carnival. Don’t miss this “get out of your seat and dance” party at the Rialto! Perchance single…

Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs

March 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Alan Cumming’s hit concert show, “Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs,” has toured extensively throughout the UK, Canada and Australia, and will now continue its journey across the US with a stop at Atlanta Symphony Hall on Friday, March 3 at 8:00 p.m. The show has wowed, and continues to wow, audiences as Cummings is “unapologetically himself, and with a talent like that, he has no need to apologize.”

Dianne Reeves

March 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Winner of five Grammy Awards—most recently in 2015 for Best Jazz Vocal Album— Dianne Reeves, called the “vocal heir of Sarah Vaughan” by The New York Times is unquestionably among the finest singers of the last 30 years. Best known as a #jazz vocalist but possessing unmatched versatility across styles, Reeves is not only a sublime interpreter of jazz standards but also an accomplished performer of her original, African-inspired folk music, world music, and pop. No matter what the genre, Reeves’…

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